Nov 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >> i'm from massachusetts. and i'm not particularly pleased at the way that mitt romney ran massachusetts when he was the governor there. >> reporter: but some say that was an aberration. >> there were a lot of folks who maybe had some hope for something difficult last time around but haven't seen that change. >> reporter: now i had an opportunity to speak to tim kaine a short while ago and i asked him if president obama wins re-election, i asked him if that means tim kaine wins if you win? but there are voters here that tim kaine's campaign says voters who will vote for romney and also vote for tim kaine. we'll have to see how all that plays out. we do know tim kaine has been very busy the past five days making 32 stops and 20 radio hits this morning. extremely busy getting out before the voters. we'll let you know how the most expensive senate race in virginia history turns out. back to you. >> we'll know some answers in a few hours. >>> in the district, the majority of the races deal with the makeup of the city council, the board of educations and of course ethics issues.
Nov 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
. mitt romney spent a portion of his day stumping around while the democrats countered with joe biden in sterling. bruce was at 2 of those 3 events with more. what a day. >> the candidates now in an all out sprint for the finish and it is a measure of just how critical virginia is to mitt romney easy electric for al college calculus. he has spent 3 of the last 5 days here. and the experts say that president obama might be able to assemble annie electric for al college majority even without virginia. even republican analysts say for mitt romney, the odds are almost impossible without the commonwealth. >> one more day for thousands of romney supporters jammed into the patriot center. thousands more circled outside unstable to get in. >> if anyone following american politics wants to know where the energy is, come in this room. >> that energy shows a few found momentum that will bring a route on tuesday. although the campaign has a hard time pointing to any polls that track that. >> we thank you and ask you to stay with it all the way until we win tomorrow night. >> we need you virginia.
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
slightly from 7.8 to 7.9%. romney told voters in wisconsin he can do better. >> this is not a time for america to settle. we're four days away from a fresh stuart. >> in ohio, president obama made the case he is moving the country forward. >> we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering ain't it. >> danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >> unemployment is sure to be one of the hot topics as the candidates swing through the battleground of virginia in the last few days before the election president obama is scheduled to hold a rally in bristol tomorrow night with former president bill cline toned and singer dave matthews. mitt romney will be in fairfax monday at george mason university. >>> a judge heard argument today over policy for poll workers. both parties have poll watchers and they are typically there to answer any questions voters have about what's on the ballot. a ruling is expected before tuesday, election day. >>> the most recent polls show the senate race between george allen and tim kaine too close to call in virginia. a survey just wednes
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
at a jiffy lube live with former president bill clinton. >>> in the meantime mitt romney has several plans to stop today. he's due at virgin beach in about an hour. >>> and the last report on unemployment before the voting comes out tomorrow. but today, payroll processer announced that the private employers added 158,000 jobs last month. we'll get the official numbers from the department of labor tomorrow morning. >>> the federal government is paying for emergey transportation. and how a restoration effort in the aftermath of super storm sandy and those efforts, they are focused in parts of new york and new jersey, after the storm interrupted access to most mass transit. today, new york subway system, they did offer the limited service, but the drivers, using bridges in and out of manhattan, they needed to go through check points to prove that they have at least three people in the car. >>> some cabs, they did stop flooding in new york today because of the concerns about fuel. gas shortages are causing long lines at the stations in new york, new jersey, and connecticut. aaa says that those
Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm EST
nominee mitt romney was seen as a more business friendly candidate. >> it would have meant maybe a little bit of a fresher breath to our economy and a fresher breath to our market. >> reporter: banks and oil companies that may have benefited under an administration with less regulation and lower tax rates saw their stock prices plummet, but the most pressing issue for wall street, the so-called fiscal cliff, the one-two punch of tax hikes and spending cut that could throw the economy pack into recession. analysts -- back into recession. analysts say wall street's lack of confidence in lawmakers is a big reason behind the selloff. >> it's a big belief that nothing is going to get done, that we may go off a fiscal cliff. >> reporter: if washington doesn't show signs a deal is possible, investors say it's likely stocks will continue to fall. >>> coming up on 9 news now at 7:00 an illegal addition with illegal activities comes down in d.c., plus congressman delaney live with me in the studio. see you then. >>> still to come in this half hour the battle for power on capitol hill. >> but firs
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
need to avoid this fiscal cliff. >>> following mitt romney's sound defeat top republican officials take stock of what went wrong. members of the gop tell the washington post they plan a series of polls and focus groups to find new ways to appeal to more voters. could it lead to more cooperation with the white house? we put that question to former house speaker newt gingrich. >> i do think the problems we face are so large that it's irresponsible for the two governing parties to just start out by saying let's have four years of gridlock. they should at least try to find is there a common ground which is compatible with the values of both republicans and democrats that at least moves the ball forward 50% even if neither side gets 100% of what they want. >> newt gingrich and his wife callista were here during our noon news to promote their two new books. >>> there is a lot of talk today about a video just released by president obama's campaign and it features a rare emotional moment from the president who we all know is known for keeping it cool. >> because what you guys have done and the